Dr. Zhongwei Chen is a Distinguished Professor at Dian Institue of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Director of the State Key Laboratory Catalysis – Energy, Director of Power Battery & Systems Research Centre, Editor of CCS Renewables, Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo, Vice President of the International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES), Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He was Canada Research Chair (CRC-Tier 1) Professor in Advanced Materials for Clean Energy at the University of Waterloo from 2017 to 2023 and Associate Editor of ACS
Applied Materials & Interfaces (ACS-AMI) from 2017 to 2022. His research interests are in thedevelopment of advanced energy materials and electrodes for fuel cells, metal-air batteries, and lithium-ion batteries. He has published more than 470 peer-reviewed journal articles with over 50,000 citations with an H-index of 121 (Google Scholar). He is an inventor with over 100 China/US/international patents andseveral international company licenses. He was the recipient of the 2016 E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowship, a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists in 2016, a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering in 2017, the Rutherford memorial medal from The Royal Society of Canada in 2017, which followed upon several other prestigious honors, including the Ontario Early Researcher Award, an NSERC Discovery Supplement Award, the Distinguished Performance and Research Award. Dr. Chen was ranked as the Global Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics in 2018-2022. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2019.